Mr. Miller's law practice focuses primarily on appeals. He has appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court in cases such as Schaefer v. Allstate Ins. Co. (1996); Stinson v. England (1994); Ramage v. Central Ohio Emergency Serv., Inc. (1992); and Fyffe v. Jeno's Inc. (1991); and as amicus curiae for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers in several major court cases dating back to 1991. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
A native of Cincinnati, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati in 1981 with high honors in political science and was made a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mike then graduated summa cum laude in 1984 from The Ohio State University College of Law, was made member of The Order of the Coif, and was the Issue Planning Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal.
Mr. Miller has been ultra-active in professional organizations, including serving as a trustee for the Ohio Association for Justice (formerly the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), and as editor of its two publications, Ohio Trial and Advisory, for over ten years. The Ohio Association for Justice has recognized his efforts by awarding him the Academie Amicus Curiae Award in 1994, and the Distinguished Service Award five times, in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2005. Mike is also committed to the Central Ohio Association for justice (formerly the Franklin County Trial lawyers), and served as its president in 2004-2005.
- Mike recently successfully defended on appeal a default judgment in excess of $1,000,000 against a major insurance company.
Ohio Supreme Court Cases
Lane v. Grange Mutual Insurance Company (1989), 45 Ohio St. 3d 63; Fyffe v. Jeno's Inc. (1991), 59 Ohio St. 3d 115; Morris v. Savoy (1991), 61 Ohio St. 3d 684; Skaggs v. Lima Memorial Hospital (1991), 62 Ohio St. 3d 296; Ramage v. Central Ohio Emergency Serv., Inc. (1992), 64 Ohio St. 3d 97; Clark v. Southview Hosp. & Family Health Ctr. (1994), 68 Ohio St. 3d 365; Stinson v. England (1994), 69 Ohio St. 3d 451; Pond v. Leslein (1995), 72 Ohio St. 3d 50; Duckworth v. Creative Interglobal (1995), 74 Ohio St. 3d 12; Schaefer v. Allstate Ins. Co. (1996), 76 Ohio St. 3d 553; Morgan v. Fairfield Family Counseling Ctr. (1997), 77 Ohio St. 3d 284673 N.E.2d 1311; Kocel v. Farmers Ins. (1997), 79 Ohio St. 3d 1235; Burger v. City of Cleveland Heights (1999), 87 Ohio St. 3d 188; Mossing v. State Farm Ins. Co. (2000), 87 Ohio St. 3d 1240; Fulmer v. Insura Prop. & Cas. Co. (2002), 94 Ohio St. 3d 85; Dardinger v. Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield (2003), 98 Ohio St. 3d 77; Fairchilds v. Miami Valley Hosp (2006), 109 Ohio St. 3d 1229; LeRoy v. Allen, Yurasek & Merklin (2007), 114 Ohio St. 3d 323; Arbino v. Johnson & Johnson (2007), 116 Ohio St. 3d 468; Shoemaker v. Gindlesberger (2008), 118 Ohio St. 3d 226; Wilborn v. Bank One Corp.(2009), 121 Ohio St. 3d 546; HomEq Servicing Corp. v. Schwamberger (2009), 122 Ohio St. 3d 80.